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Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling Circle Damien Chazelle’s Musical LA LA LAND

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Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling are in talks to star in La La Land, the musical that Whiplash director Damien Chazelle is assembling.

Miles Teller and Emma Watson were originally attached to star, but Teller has left the project and Watson has departed for Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

J.K. Simmons Might Return to the SPIDER-MAN Franchise as J. Jonah Jameson

J. Jonah Jameson

Oscar nominated actor J.K. Simmons is making the press rounds promoting his performance in the amazing movie Whiplash with Miles Teller. In a recent interview on The Howard Stern Show (via CBM), the conversation eventually turned to his role of The Daily Bugle‘s J. Jonah Jameson in Sam Raimi‘s Spider-Man movies.

Melissa Benoist is CBS’ Supergirl

Supergirl TV Series

The “Glee” and Whiplash star Melissa Benoist has been cast as Superman’s cousin, Kara Zor-El in CBS’ new “Supergirl” television series.

Benoist beat out several other contenders, including ” The Vampire Diaries” star Claire Holt, UK soap star Gemma Atkinson and Once Upon a Time‘s Elizabeth Lail.

GOODBYE TO LANGUAGE Named Best Film by NYC Film Critics

Goodbye to Language

Saturday afternoon, the National Society of Film Critics has named Jean-Luc Godard‘s Goodbye to Language the best film of the year, narrowly beating out Richard Linklater‘s acclaimed Boyhood for the top prize.

Sony Picked Up Robert Rodriguez’s FIRE AND ICE Remake

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Sony Pictures wants to focus on a world of fantasy to avoid dealing with real-life issues. The studio has picked up Robert Rodriguez‘s planned live-action version of the Ralph Bakshi animated fantasy film Fire And Ice.

BIRDMAN Leads 2015 SAG Awards Nominations with Four

2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards

This morning, the 2015 Screen Actors Guild nominations were announced with many of the usual suspects in this year’s race so far popping up, along with some wild card additions.

Birdman is leading the way with four, followed by Boyhood, The Imitation Game and The Theory of Everything with three nominations each.

Edgar Wright Reveals His Top 10 Films of 2014

Top 10 Films of 2014

December is here, which means the right time for Edgar Wright‘s end of year list, published over at Esquire.

First and foremost, I am glad he picked Edge of Tomorrow (which underperformed) over Guardians of the Galaxy, despite the fact that Marvel films don’t strive to fit in the “best movie of the year” category. They are great entertainment tho.